Front End Engineer

Seattle, Washington 98101

Post Date: 03/31/2017 Job ID: 15351 Industry: Technology

Front End Engineer


Job Description

Looking for an experienced, results-oriented Front End Engineer capable of building world class customer experiences on the Web. Successful candidates are creative and innovative, and take great pride in both the deep technical contribution and the positive business results of their work.
As a Front End Engineer, you will lead and mentor other talented engineers. You will be responsible for building the best customer experience, keeping latency, security, and usability in mind. You will interact with product managers and designers and convert their vision into technical solutions. You will collaborate with other Front End and Software Engineers to deliver inspiring customer-facing products. You will also guide the team on web/mobile development best practices and set examples by using them in solutions you build. When you' re not working on features, you will architect efficient and reusable front-end solutions capable of driving complex web applications that perform at scale. You will identify and address performance bottlenecks, participate in design and code reviews within the team, as well as advocating for front-end engineering innovations beyond our group.

The Front End Engineer position requires in-depth knowledge of design and development of web/mobile user interfaces and interactive applications. You should have experience with agile methodologies and working experience with at least one high level or scripting language. Experience with modern JavaScript frameworks (like angular, react, backbone, node.js) is important. You will own the end-to-end designs of major deliverables of the customer experience, working closely with a team of fellow engineers to execute them. This is a high-visibility and fast-paced environment where you will make a direct impact on customers and on the bottom line of the company.


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science or other technical field, or commensurate professional experience
  • 3+ years of professional front end, web, or mobile software development
  • Proficiency using modern web development technologies and techniques, including HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, Responsive Design, etc.
  • Knowledge of CS fundamentals including MVC, data structures, algorithms, and Object Oriented Design
  • Ability to write high-performance, reusable code for UI components
  • Knowledge of, but not reliant on, one or more Javascript frameworks (e.g. Angular.js, React.js, Backbone.js, etc.)
  • Proficiency in at least one modern object-oriented programming language such as Java, Rails, C++ or C#


Preferred Qualifications

·         Proven track record of taking ownership and successfully delivering results

·         Experience with service-oriented architecture and web application/services development from scratch

·         Experience working in a UNIX/Linux environment is preferred

·         Understanding of performance tradeoffs, load balancing and operational issues

·         Ability to clearly and concisely communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders across all levels of the organization.


“ Catapult provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leaves of absence, compensation and training.”

Danelle Miner
Business Development Manager

Danelle started her recruitment career in the small-town community of Boerne, Texas with a local agency that catered to San Antonio and its surrounding areas. Since she managed the office, she learned all aspects of recruiting from the ground up, and was carefully groomed by the owner. After 5 years, she wanted to grow and cultivate her skills in the San Antonio marketplace. She accepted a position with KForce with their Direct Placement team which broadened her exposure and allowed her to specialize in the Accounting and Finance industry. She was recruited out by Staff Force, where she managed the San Antonio location and helped to increase their sales activity. An unexpected move to the Dallas area has brought Danelle to Catapult Staffing where her command of her industry can be expounded. Fun Facts: Danelle is originally from Southern California and has two dogs--Romeo and Browning.

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